Movies like Paycheck

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Paycheck (2003)
 6.3
 96K
Paycheck
Genre: Action, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Michael Jennings is a genius who's hired – and paid handsomely – by high-tech firms to work on highly sensitive projects, after which his short-term memory is erased so he's incapable of breaching security. But at the end of a three-year job, he's told he isn't getting a paycheck and instead receives a mysterious envelope. In it are clues he must piece together to find out why he wasn't paid – and why he's now in hot water.
Style: futuristic, exciting, twists and turns, serious, suspense, stylized, suspenseful, entertaining, idiotic, bad ending ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: chase, memory loss, betrayal, memory, technology, cyberpunk, destiny, amnesia, car chase, surveillance, motorcycle, changing the past or future, time travel, gunfight, on the run, frame up, fight scenes, catastrophe, mystery, conspiracy, first contact, adventure, clones, internet, lone hero ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: campus, seattle washington
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Total Recall
Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
USA
113 min.
 7.5
Inception
Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
USA, UK
148 min.
 8.8
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Most similar movies to Paycheck

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, exciting and futuristic films with plots about catastrophe, technology, dialogue, chase, mentor, fight scenes and first contact mostly in Thriller, Action and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like Paycheck: Deja Vu (2006), Minority Report (2002), Eagle Eye (2008), Total Recall (1990), The 6th Day (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 7.1
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Deja Vu
Genre: Action, Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Called in to recover evidence in the aftermath of a horrific explosion on a New Orleans ferry, Federal agent Doug Carlin gets pulled away from the scene and taken to a top-secret government lab that uses a time-shifting surveillance device to help ...
Style: twists and turns, exciting, suspenseful, suspense, tricky ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: investigation, deja vu, police investigation, time travel, terrorism, time loop, changing the past or future, twists & turns, surveillance, foreknowledge, mystery, danger ...
Time: contemporary, future, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new orleans, usa, louisiana
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System:   95%
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 7.7
 453K
Minority Report
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 145 min.
Story: John Anderton is a top 'Precrime' cop in the late-21st century, when technology can predict crimes before they're committed. But Anderton becomes the quarry when another investigator targets him for a murder charge.
Style: suspenseful, clever, futuristic, suspense, stylized ...
Plot: murder, crime, police investigation, neo-noir, corruption, chase, conspiracy, virtual reality, neo noir, investigation, cyberpunk, violence ...
Time: future
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   89%
    User:   100%
 
 6.6
 163K
Eagle Eye
Genre: Action, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Jerry Shaw and Rachel Holloman are two strangers whose lives are suddenly thrown into turmoil by a mysterious woman they have never met. Threatening their lives and family, the unseen caller uses everyday technology to control their actions and push ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, twists and turns, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: chase, technology, surveillance, fbi, assassination, car chase, murder, fugitives, president, conspiracy, terrorism, mysterious character ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pentagon, washington d.c., usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   73%
    User:   67%
 
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 7.5
 269K
Total Recall
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Construction worker Douglas Quaid discovers a memory chip in his brain during a virtual-reality trip. He also finds that his past has been invented to conceal a plot of planetary domination. Soon, he's off to Mars to find out who he is and who ...
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, serious, rough, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mars, cyberpunk, memory loss, memory, space travel, violence, conspiracy, chase, rebellion, good versus evil, outer space, alien ...
Time: future, 80s, 21st century
Place: mine
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   67%
    User:   54%
 
 5.9
 108K
The 6th Day
Genre: Action, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Futuristic action about a man who meets a clone of himself and stumbles into a grand conspiracy about clones taking over the world.
Style: futuristic, serious, stylized, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: cloning, genetics, car chase, clones, suburbs, crimes, mars, danger, technology, chase, fight scenes, dishonesty ...
Time: future, twentieth century, 2000s, 2010s, 20th century
Place: argentina, patagonia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   66%
    User:   100%
 
 6.3
 223K
Total Recall
Genre: Action, Adventure, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Welcome to Rekall, the company that can turn your dreams into real memories. For a factory worker named Douglas Quaid, even though he's got a beautiful wife who he loves, the mind-trip sounds like the perfect vacation from his frustrating life ...
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, serious, rough, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mars, betrayal, memory loss, car chase, cyberpunk, robot, secret agents, technology, fight scenes, murder, outer space, memory ...
Time: future
Place: big ben london
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   63%
    User:   56%
 
 6.5
 77K
Self/less
Genre: Action, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: An extremely wealthy elderly man dying from cancer undergoes a radical medical procedure that transfers his consciousness to the body of a healthy young man but everything may not be as good as it seems when he starts to uncover the mystery of the ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, futuristic, philosophical ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: immortality, cancer, death, mad scientist, chase, car chase, hidden identity, redemption, identity, survival, dealing with death, cloning ...
Time: 21st century, future, near future, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, new orleans, st. louis missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   61%
    User:   50%
 
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 6.2
 21K
Impostor
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Gary Sinise plays Spencer Olham, a top-secret government weapons designer who is arrested by a clandestine government organization on suspicion of being a clone created by the hostile alien race wanting to take over Earth.
Style: futuristic, exciting, surprise ending, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: alien, chase, alien invasion, paranoia, robot, androids and robots, mars, androids, aliens, space travel, first contact, cyberpunk ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   60%
    User:   54%
 
 6.2
 136K
Next
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Las Vegas showroom magician Cris Johnson has a secret which torments him: he can see a few minutes into the future. Sick of the examinations he underwent as a child and the interest of the government and medical establishment in his power, he lies ...
Style: exciting, serious, twists and turns, suspenseful, bad ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: destiny, chase, car chase, time travel, nuclear bomb, special agents, fbi, supernatural ability, changing the past or future, catastrophe, technology, plot twist ...
Time: future, contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: los angeles, las vegas, usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   59%
    User:   55%
 
Lawnmower Man 2: Beyond Cyberspace
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Jobe is resuscitated by Jonathan Walker. He wants Jobe to create a special computer chip that would connect all the computers in the world into one network, which Walker would control and use. But what Walker doesn't realize is a group of ...
Style: futuristic, serious, suspenseful, exciting, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: virtual reality, a.i., high school, chase, god, end of the world, androids and robots, technology, internet, mentally challenged, lame, video game ...
Time: future, 80s, 2040s
Place: las vegas, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   59%
    User:   51%
 
 5.8
 50K
Timecop
Genre: Action, Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA, Japan
Duration: 99 min.
Story: An officer for a security agency that regulates time travel, must fend for his life against a shady politician who has a tie to his past.
Style: futuristic, exciting, serious, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, martial arts, alternate reality, changing the past or future, violence, murder, heroic mission, fight scenes, space opera, chase, first contact, technology ...
Time: future, 20th century, 90s, 1920s, 1990s ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   59%
    User:   100%
 
 5.5
 84K
The Core
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, Canada, UK
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Geophysicist Dr. Josh Keyes discovers that an unknown force has caused the earth's inner core to stop rotating. With the planet's magnetic field rapidly deteriorating, our atmosphere literally starts to come apart at the seams with ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, entertaining, idiotic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: adventure, natural disaster, nasa, end of the world, apocalypse, nuclear bomb, anti heroes, science, space program, mars, first contact, catastrophe ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: u.s. capitol building, rome italy, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   57%
    User:   60%
 
 5.3
 13K
Freejack
Genre: Action, Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Time-traveling bounty hunters find a doomed race-car driver in the past and bring him to 2009 New York, where his mind will be replaced with that of a terminally ill billionaire.
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, serious, bleak, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, time travel, immortality, cyberpunk, death, on the run, clones, cloning, dystopic future, technology, alternate reality, future dystopia ...
Time: future, 90s, 80s, 2000s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   100%
 
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 6.4
 23K
Screamers
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA, Japan
Duration: 108 min.
Story: (SIRIUS 6B, Year 2078) On a distant mining planet ravaged by a decade of war, scientists have created the perfect weapon: a blade-wielding, self-replicating race of killing devices known as Screamers designed for one purpose only -- to hunt down and ...
Style: futuristic, atmospheric, scary, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, apocalypse, androids and robots, on the road, cyberpunk, robot, post apocalyptic, technology, androids, gory, master villain, clones ...
Time: future, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   52%
    User:   51%
 
The Bourne Ultimatum
Genre: Action, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, France, Spain
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Bourne is brought out of hiding once again by reporter Simon Ross who is trying to unveil Operation Blackbriar, an upgrade to Project Treadstone, in a series of newspaper columns. Information from the reporter stirs a new set of memories, and Bourne ...
Style: exciting, realistic, stylized, twists and turns, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, assassin, conspiracy, cia, violence, spy, corruption, memory loss, vengeance, secret service, surveillance, assassination ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: langley virginia, london, europe, madrid, moscow russia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   52%
    User:   44%
 
 6.9
 283K
The Island
Genre: Action, Adventure, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 136 min.
Story: In 2019, Lincoln Six-Echo is a resident of a seemingly "Utopian" but contained facility. Like all of the inhabitants of this carefully-controlled environment, Lincoln hopes to be chosen to go to The Island — reportedly the last ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, serious, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: island, cloning, genetics, chase, car chase, environment, science, clones, escape, redemption, motorcycle, desert ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   100%
 
 6.3
 38K
Spectral
Genre: Action, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A special-ops team is dispatched to fight supernatural being that have taken over a European city.
Style: suspenseful, stylized, exciting, suspense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: supernatural, military, survival, science, technology, chase, save the world, violence, weapons, paranoia, cyberpunk, storytelling ...
Time: future, near future
Place: new york, usa, eastern europe, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   56%
 
 7.0
 438K
Oblivion
Genre: Action, Adventure, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Jack Harper is one of the last few drone repairmen stationed on Earth. Part of a massive operation to extract vital resources after decades of war with a terrifying threat known as the Scavs, Jack’s mission is nearly complete. His existence is ...
Style: futuristic, suspense, twists and turns, stylized, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: adventure, apocalypse, memory loss, survival, chase, alien invasion, alien, dystopic future, cloning, space travel, nasa, memory ...
Time: future
Place: empire state building manhattan new york city, washington d.c., pentagon
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   60%
 
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 6.9
 229K
Unknown
Genre: Action, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Germany, France, USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: An American biologist attending a conference in Berlin awakens from a coma after a car accident, only to discover that someone has taken his identity and that no one, not even his wife, believes him. With the help of an illegal immigrant and a ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, surprise ending, twists and turns, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mystery, memory loss, chase, hotel, amnesia, hospital, investigation, conspiracy, car chase, surveillance, kidnapping, airport ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2011, 2010s
Place: germany, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   43%
 
 6.8
 29K
Cypher
Genre: Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An unsuspecting, disenchanted man finds himself working as a spy in the dangerous, high-stakes world of corporate espionage. Quickly getting way over-his-head, he teams up with a mysterious femme fatale.
Style: tense, stylized, suspenseful, surprise ending, mind bending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, conspiracy, brainwashing, uncover truth, cyberpunk, spy, dishonesty, femme fatale, undercover, power relations, disorder, memory loss ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   100%
 
 6.3
 161K
Surrogates
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Set in a futuristic world where humans live in isolation and interact through surrogate robots, a cop is forced to leave his home for the first time in years in order to investigate the murders of others' surrogates.
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, atmospheric, bleak, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: robot, technology, alternate reality, utopia, humanity, artificial intelligence, clones, special agents, investigation, murder, cyberpunk, alone in the world ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   100%
 
The Bourne Identity
Genre: Action, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, Czech Republic
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Wounded to the brink of death and suffering from amnesia, Jason Bourne is rescued at sea by a fisherman. With nothing to go on but a Swiss bank account number, he starts to reconstruct his life, but finds that many people he encounters want him ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, realistic, twists and turns, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: amnesia, assassin, car chase, memory loss, spy, cia, assassination, espionage, surveillance, on the run, murder, escape ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france, switzerland, barcelona spain, langley virginia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   55%
 
 5.6
 44K
Chain Reaction
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Two researchers in a green alternative energy project are put on the run when they are framed for murder and treason.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: conspiracy, chase, fbi, fighting the system, conspiracy theory, fugitives, protagonist as suspect, natural disaster, mentor, internet, car chase, witnessing a crime ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   39%
 
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 5.9
 84K
The One
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A sheriff's deputy fights an alternate universe version of himself who grows stronger with each alternate self he kills.
Style: stylized, exciting, serious, suspenseful, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, alternate reality, chase, parallel universe, motorcycle, fight scenes, race against time, alternate universe, chases and races, computer game, cyberpunk ...
Time: contemporary, future
Place: hong kong, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   50%
 
 6.8
 134K
Pandorum
Genre: Action, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Germany, UK, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Two crew members wake up on an abandoned spacecraft with no idea who they are, how long they've been asleep, or what their mission is. The two soon discover they're actually not alone – and the reality of their situation is more ...
Style: futuristic, atmospheric, suspenseful, tense, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, space travel, memory loss, chase, alien, outer space, insanity, paranoia, end of the world, memory, aliens, isolation ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   54%
 
 6.8
 372K
The Maze Runner
Genre: Action, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Set in a post-apocalyptic world, young Thomas is deposited in a community of boys after his memory is erased, soon learning they're all trapped in a maze that will require him to join forces with fellow “runners” for a shot at escape.
Style: exciting, futuristic, twists and turns, suspense, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, kids
Plot: maze, survival, adventure, escape, teenagers, isolation, fantasy world, trapped, human experiment, memory loss, virus, young heroes ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   50%
 
The Thirteenth Floor
Genre: Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Computer scientist Hannon Fuller has discovered something extremely important. He's about to tell the discovery to his colleague, Douglas Hall, but knowing someone is after him, the old man leaves a letter in his computer generated parallel ...
Style: mind bending, twists and turns, serious, futuristic, atmospheric ...
Plot: virtual reality, artificial intelligence, alternate reality, murder, cyberpunk, existentialism, amnesia, protagonist as suspect, technology, alone in the world, clones, surveillance ...
Time: future, 1930s, 20th century, 90s, 1990s ...
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   53%
 
 4.4
 75K
Ultraviolet
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In the late 21st century, a subculture of humans have emerged who have been modified genetically by a vampire-like disease, giving them enhanced speed, incredible stamina and acute intelligence. As they are set apart from "normal" and ...
Style: futuristic, stylized, rough, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vampire, chase, motorcycle, martial arts, on the run, lone hero, fight scenes, clones, future dystopia, computer game, genetics, weapons ...
Time: future, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   37%
 

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Conspiracy Theory
Genre: Action, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: A man obsessed with conspiracy theories becomes a target after one of his theories turns out to be true. Unfortunately, in order to save himself, he has to figure out which theory it is.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, surprise ending, serious, realistic ...
Plot: chase, conspiracy, paranoia, assassin, murder, cia, obsession, torture, secret service, conspiracy theory, paranoid, surveillance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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System:   46%
    User:   49%
 
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 94K
Eraser
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: U.S. Marshall John Kruger erases the identities of people enrolled in the Witness Protection Program. His current assignment is to protect Lee Cullen, who's uncovered evidence that the weapons manufacturer she works for has been selling to ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, realistic, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
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Time: 20th century, 90s, future, year 1996, 1990s ...
Place: new york, usa, california, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   55%
 
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